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Wilhelma Zoo and Botanical Garden

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Address: Wilhelmaplatz 13 | Neckartalstrasse, 70376 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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+49 711 54020
Today
08:15 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:15 - 16:00

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A wonderful place for a good walk and to spend the day

My friend and I decided to visit while we were in Stuttgart visiting the Christmas Market. It made a refreshing change of scenery from the crowded streets of the town and it was a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I decided to visit while we were in Stuttgart visiting the Christmas Market. It made a refreshing change of scenery from the crowded streets of the town and it was a nice walk through the park from our hotel, Arcotel Camino. It was very well laid out and had plenty of places to stop to rest or... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't enjoy this visit to the zoo. The orangutans looked miserable and seemed to be very bored. People were crowding up to the glass to see one of them in the first enclosure. The poor animal kept averting its eyes like it had really had enough of it all. The next one sat slumped on the floor in a depressed... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo is very picturesque and has a great variety of animals within. However some of the enclosures are very outdated to the extent you feel bad for the animals. The food and drinks available are very nice and reasonably priced.

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Thank Waynie41188
York, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lonely polar bear looked so sad and bored. Lonely brown bear looked crazy - he kept circling his head then walking to a concrete wall and circling his head, back and forth. Was really worrying to see. The Hippo was also just circling round and round a huge bath tub full of hippo dung. The animals just seemed really sad... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Huge area, it is a really good walk to visit all animals. Poor availability to buy water or food but is a beautiful area with few points for kids play, climb...

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Thank Renata C
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would recommend it for families with kids. Receptionist did not inform us about family package. No English signs at reception and inside. Some of the animals look unhappy.

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Thank Iona V
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure why the other reviews comment on 'lots to keep you entertained' when magnificent wild animals are behind bars. Zoos should be disposed of. Animals including cheetah, leopard, tiger, polar bear and bears being kept in cages far too small. I visited to see the botanical gardens and whilst there thought I'd check out the animals to see... More 

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Thank Natalie120785
Stuttgart, Germany
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo has an amazing collection of plants and animals right in the heart of the city. Restaurants and bathrooms are easy to find and there are several parks to give children breaks and share snacks. Even adults will enjoy the pingüinos.

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Thank TundraT1
Stuttgart, Germany
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the zoo and had a good time. We were there for hours and enjoyed seeing the animals. The aquarium wasn't the best we've seen, however still pretty good. We went in November and right when it opened. It was nice that it wasn't crowded but the animals seemed to also be just waking up, so little activity until... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We visited here last week the weather was great very sunny and fairly mild definately a bonus !! Easy to find catch the U 14 to Wilhelmina station and its right there !! 27.50 for a family of four cheaper than the advertised 40 euros !! A lovely informative welcome from one of the wardens !! A Hugh place so... More 

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